Förderverein Informationstechnik und Gesellschaft
BBC ponders P2P distribution
By Lucy Sherriff
Posted: 17/02/2004 at 15:43 GMT
The BBC is to make its programme archive available over a peer-to- peer network, it said at the International Broadcasting Convention last weekend.
BT, meanwhile, has confirmed that it is in talks with the BBC to find a way "of ensuring that their plans have a positive impact on broadband Britain".
The BBC plans to develop a "super electronic programme guide", which allows users to record content as they do with a personal video recorder, New Media Age reports.
The announcement comes after confirmation that Auntie* will be making its archive accessible via the Internet, and clarifies the mechanism by which this will happen.